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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Terry was outstanding and his welcoming and accommodating nature and expertise in hospitality raised the bar on this adequately maintained facility, which seemed a little lax in security and higher level corporate management.

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While a guest at Elysium (advertised as a secure hotel) my room was entered into while I was sleeping. The person(s) must have had a key because there was no evidence of lock tampering. Nearly $500 in cash was taken from our wallets. The hotel manager was totally useless. Hotel clerk even said that it has happened in the past...

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1Thank Papagig
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as my friend and I entered this 'hotel' it was bleak and sinister. The tiny manager in the reception area couldn't even be bothered to switch the lights on possibly saving electric but perfect setting for a Halloween movie. The creature then got the hump when we turned up early. The fact that my friend had to introduce...

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1Thank alkeshodedra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right from the beginning it was bad. The guy on reception was unfriendly and unhelpful. The room was pretty basic and the kitchen and bathroom especially needed updating. The public areas badly maintained. Facitlities poor. There are much better places to stay in the area. You might be tempted to book if nothing else is available but resist! You would...

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4Thank Ray M
Indianapolis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is under new ownership and it's obvious their main goal is to sell it off for new development when the time is right. Running a quality hotel is not their focus. The room was extremely spartan. Not even a picture on the wall. Obviously was missing a sofa too with all the empty space. It was reasonably clean...

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2Thank alan2955
Beavercreek, Ohio
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I will start by saying that I first went to The Elysium about ten years ago and then about six years ago. Those two visits were very nice. Great staff, free parking for guests, free breakfast, social hours on weekends, nicely maintained. The rooms were outdated but they were in the process of updating rooms. We had stopped going to...

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5Thank Chris N
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived today to below standard rooms Scruffy and in need of a total refurbishment Seven of us checked in and within five minutes checked out and moved to a better hotel It's beyond tired, basic rooms and facilities and gave an impression of unhygienic. The receptionist was helpful and polite and could not apologise enough Sorry but won't return Avoid...

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7Thank fuzzycubuk
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The manager was absolutely rude and nasty. He was extremely unhelpful. The rooms are outdated and not very clean. Our air conditioner unit was broken. It took maintenance 2.5 hours to come look at it only to tell us that it wud be another hour before we get moved to another room. This hotel and staff cost us a night...

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10Thank tampatod
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

About the same price as other places in the area. Several years ago was beautifully maintained with nice gardens. Now, The furniture is so dirty we won't sit on it. Appears to have dog hair on it?? Staff apologizes and states " sorry but there is nothing I can do..". No towels for the pool. Nothing on the walls but...

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7Thank Ryan M
Montauk, New York
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here 2 years ago and it was okay and fun. This time it was a disaster. Apparently a new company bought this resort and has not paid attention to the details. We booked on the Elysium website which apparently isn't supposed to work. We booked a 2 bedroom suite and when we got there we had a...

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6Thank Shawn H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When exciting Fort Lauderdale is your destination, your accommodations should live up to the local legends. The Elysium Resort, Fort Lauderdale's Largest and Friendliest Clothing Optional Gay Men's Guesthouse is that place! Located just one block from the tropical shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Elysium Resort, offers spacious studios and suites, detailed amenities, and a relaxed Florida atmosphere set amongst lush tropical foliage. Your hosts look forward to welcoming you! ...Everything begins at our local gay beach, where you can take in the sights while soaking up the rays! When finished at the beach, take a stroll along famed Las Olas Boulevard, visit Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Art, the Arts and Science District, Himmarshee Village, or our downtown River Walk, which are all within a 5 minute drive. Don't forget about Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale's "Gay City", with its large assortment of gay restaurants, shopping establishments and exciting nightlife. Your hosts look forward to welcoming you to Elysium Resort, Fort Lauderdale's Largest Gay Men's Resort, where paradise awaits... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elysium Resort

Address: 552 N. Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $126 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Elysium Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“If you want a similar place look elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles Papagig, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool are best”
 of 5 bubbles 441alank, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book at another property - nothing here is worth your money.”
 of 5 bubbles 500KenG, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“go to the galleria mall. love it. plus goto the los olas”
 of 5 bubbles anthonya410, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This is a men's gay hotel. Poor service, friendly guest. Rooms adjacent to the pool can get loud at night.”
 of 5 bubbles LongBeachCal, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
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